More Great Recipes: Dessert | Pie | Tart

Apple Pie Bars

User Avatar
Member since 2006

Serves 2 dozen | Prep Time | Cook Time


4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup shortening
4 egg yolks
2 tablespoons lemon juice
8 to 10 tablespoons cold water
7 cups finely chopped peeled apples
2 cups sugar
¼ cup all- purpose flour
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
Dash ground nutmeg
1 cup confectioners sugar
1 tablespoon milk
1 tablespoon lemon juice

In large bowl, combine flour, salt and baking powder.

Cut in shortening until resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl, whisk eggs, lemon juice, and water; gradually add flour mixture tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball.

Divide in half.

Chill 30 minutes.

Roll out one portion of dough between two large sheets of waxed paper into a 17-in x 12-in. rectangle.

Transfer to an ungreased 15 in. x 10-in x 1-in. baking pan.

Press pastry onto the bottom and up the sides of pan; trim pastry even with the top edge.

In a bowl, toss the apples, sugar, flour, cinnamon and nutmeg; spread over crust.

Rollout remaining pastry to fit the top of the pan; brush edges between pastry with milk or water; pinch to seal.

Cut slits in top.

Bake at 375 degrees for 45-50 minutes or until golden brown.

Cool on wire rack combne glaze ingredients until smooth; drizzle over bars before cutting.

Pairs Well With


I made these for my husband when we were first dating. He loved them. He loved them so much he wanted them at our wedding instead of cake. They were wonderful

A dash of local for every season
By slyasafox15

22 Recipes

Disney's Tinker Bell "Secret of the Wings Cookbook"
By BakeSpace Fairies

6 Recipes

'CHEF' the Film Cookbook: Recipes from El Jefe
By CHEF the Film

6 Recipes

Pecan Cookie Waffles with Honey-Cinnamon Butter
Pecan Cookie Waffles with Honey-Cinnamon Butter
Hot Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls with Marshmallow Glaze
Hot Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls with Marshmallow Glaze
Torta Cubana
Torta Cubana